SERVICE INFORMATION FOR
Steven D Garton
Visitation: Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Yurs Funeral Home, 1771 W. State Street, Geneva, IL 60134
Service: Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 at 1:00 PM at West Ridge Community Church, 3300 Encounter Lane
Burial Location: Private Prairie Cemetery
Steven D. Garton, 65, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 29, surrounded by his loving family.
The son of Donovan and Lucille (Shaffer) Garton, Steve was born on November 14, 1947 in Decatur, Indiana. He was a member of Westridge Community Church in Elgin, Illinois. He earned his BS and MBA at Indiana University and worked as CFO of Swift-Eckrich and Sons, Felpro Corporation, Grand Eagle Corporation and later as CEO of his own company Industrial Maintenance Solutions. In recent years, Steve was the managing broker for Kettley Realtors in Saint Charles, Illinois.
Steve is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kathi (Jacobus) Garton, daughters Abigail Elliott, Amanda Garton , grandson Sean Steven Elliott and his sister Sharon (Garton) Barger.
A worship service celebrating Steve’s life and faith will be held on Sunday, February 3rd at 1:00 P.M. at West Ridge Community Church, located on the northwest corner of Rt. 20 and Nessler Rd. in Elgin, IL. Interment will be private at Prairie Cemetery, St. Charles. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 2nd at Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva, 1771 West St., from 3-7:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to The Kissing Well Mission, P.O. Box 344 Vermont, IL 61484; www.thekissingwell.com or the American Cancer Society,143 South First Street, Batavia, Illinois 60510; www.cancer.org.
To leave an online condolence or remembrance to the family, visit the funeral home’s obituary page at www.yursfuneralhomes.com. For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles, 630-584-0060.